Effective enforcement of Australia’s competition, consumer protection and product safety laws in a global economy requires cooperation with similar agencies across the world.
The program delivers targeted capacity building and technical assistance to Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states to help combat anti-competitive activities in markets and the ASEAN region.
The ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA) Consumer Affairs Program (CAP) is a consumer law focused cooperation program that supports fair and efficient markets, and in turn consumer welfare, in the AANZFTA.
The ACCC will usually only accept delegations from national government departments or enforcement agencies responsible for implementing and enforcing competition and consumer protection law and regulation of markets. However, other requests may be considered in special circumstances.
We participate in many international forums and groups on the subjects of competition, consumer protection, product safety and regulation.
We are party to cooperation agreements with international competition and consumer agencies and governments.